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In Memory of Kay Kim's Blogs

Is There An Upside To Disaster, Death, & Darkness?

 

–Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer.  From the ends of the earth I call to you.  I call as my heart grows faint:  lead me to the rock that is higher than I.—Psalm 61

Kay's son's dog,  Abbey.

Kay’s son’s dog, Abbey.

When my sister,  Kay, was getting ready to leave her 25 year marriage, her soon to be ex-husband shot her 3 times in back of the head. She was walking out the door to go for a hike on her favorite West Duluth Trail.  She was making plans for a new life, a better life, a life where she was lifted up, valued, listen to, and loved.  This was the life she had always wanted.

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In Memory of Kay

A Beautiful Resurrection

It’s been 3 years, 8 months, and 27 days since your murder.

 

I shall always count the days you’re not with me, always calculate your birthdays, always long for your famous baked beans overflowing with bacon on Forth of July.

 

In the beginning, I was out of control, inconsolable, wandering around the house shouting– “son-of-a-bitch, bastard, why did this happen to our family?”

 

Why couldn’t we save you?

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